Fusarium oxysporum- the AIDS of Date Palms & Why We Need to Practice “Safe Pruning” The genus Phoenix is comprised of several palm species, a handful of which are grown as ornamentals in San Diego landscapes: Phoenix canariensis ‘Canary Island Date Palm’ Phoenix dactylifera ‘Date Palm’ Phoenix reclinata ‘Reclinata Palm’ [...]
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In a natural forest, engraving bark beetles play a healthy role in selectively removing weak and overly mature trees. Healthy Pines trimmed at the correct season This natural process rejuvenates the forest by allowing new species to emerge. Healthy trees are able to fight-off the attacking beetles by [...]
The weather in San Diego is pretty fair; however, we occasionally have high winds and rain that can cause trees to fail. Emergency Tree Removal If you find yourself in a position where a tree has fallen on your property, we are here to help. We have 24 [...]
Using brush management & weed abatement to create a sustainable defensible space for San Diego’s fire season San Diego’s fire season typically begins in June, peaks in early fall, and ends after the first seasonal rains from December through April. The winter and spring rains fuel the growing season for [...]
If you drink beer and live in San Diego, you probably have heard of Stone Brewery. The Forestry Group was selected to maintain their perimeter gardens last spring. If you haven't made it out to the brewery, we highly recommend making the trip. The Gardens are amazing and the beer... [...]
Coral tree splitting in the heat of summer Coral trees are notorious for having soft wood and failing without warning. In our Urban Environments, we tend to throw salt at injury by planting them in turf areas where they get over-watered and over-fertilized causing excessive annual growth. This [...]
Palm trees require adequate fertilization to prevent nutritional deficiencies and disorders. Unlike woody broadleaf trees (Dicots), palm trees (Monocots) elongate their trunks first before growing upwards. Due to this unique difference, they are not able to change their trunk diameter after they grow upwards and are not able to repair [...]
Due to our mild climate, San Diego has many MANY palm tree species (check out the San Diego Zoo & you will know what I mean) that require varying trimming, maintenance, and nutritional needs. Much like the people in San Diego, each palm species has a story and a history [...]
Tree Health Care Services that manage pests, nutrients, fungus, compaction, and other disorders that ail our urban forest. Trees, much like humans, can be severally affected by environmental stressors. In our Urban Forest there are numerous stressors that can overwhelm our trees causing them to under-perform, decline, or become a [...]
Safe Tree Work Zone: Protecting our client’s property and the general public. We take safety and our employees’ health seriously. We are active in several tree care affiliations: TCIA, Certified Tree Safety Professional, ISA, PTCA, and ASCA. We also train, promote, and follow the ANSI Z133.1 safety requirements for arboricultural [...]